An Historical and Statistical Account of the Isle of Man, from the Earliest Times to the Present Date: With a View of Its Ancient Laws, Peculiar Customs, and Popular Superstitions, Volume 1

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M. A. Quiggin, 1845
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And vol ii is where?


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